Entomopathogenic Fungus, Beauveria bassiana - Beauveria bassiana

by Abdel-Raheem, Mohamed
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Abdel-Raheem, Mohamed Entomopathogenic Fungus, Beauveria bassiana - Beauveria bassiana
Abdel-Raheem, Mohamed - Entomopathogenic Fungus, Beauveria bassiana - Beauveria bassiana

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Description

Beauveria bassiana is a fungus that grows naturally in soils throughout the world and acts as a parasite on various arthropod species, causing white muscardine disease; it thus belongs to the entomopathogenic fungi. It is being used as a biological being used as a biological insecticide to control a number of pests such as termites, thrips, whiteflies, aphids and different beetles. In culture, B. bassiana grows as a white mold.On most common cultural media, it produces many dry, powdery conidia in distinctive white spore balls. Each spore ball is composed of a cluster of conidiogenous cells. The conidiogenous cells of B. bassiana are short and ovoid, and terminate in a narrow apical extension called a rachis.The rachis elongates after each conidium is produced, resulting in a long zig-zag extension.The conidia are single-celled, haploid, and hydrophobic.The insect disease caused by the fungus is called white muscardine disease.When the microscopic spores of the fungus come into contact with the body of an insect host; they germinate, penetrate the cuticle, and grow inside, killing the insect within a matter of days.

Contributors

Author:
Abdel-Raheem, Mohamed

Further information

Biography Artist:
Abdel-Raheem, Mohamed
Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Raheem Ali Abdel-RaheemAssoc.Prof. of Entomology (Biological Control)Pests & Plant Protection DepartmentNational Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt.
Language:
Englisch
Number of Pages:
148
Media Type:
Taschenbuch
Publisher:
LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Master Data

Product Type:
Paperback book
Release date:
04 February 2019
Package Dimensions:
0.22 x 0.15 x 0.009 m; 0.268 kg
GTIN:
09786139449330
DUIN:
6VMKVB7I4FP
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